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Christopher Paul Curtis
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is Byron's nickname?
(a) By.
(b) Ron.
(c) Byr.
(d) Bon.

2. Where does Momma send Byron after Momma sees his hair?
(a) His room.
(b) Nowhere.
(c) The hair salon.
(d) Dad's office.

3. What do the new boys get teased most about?
(a) They talk funny.
(b) They have red hair.
(c) They only have a few outfits.
(d) They never bring a lunch.

4. How does Kenny feel when Byron hits the bird on the phone wire?
(a) Saddened.
(b) Excited.
(c) Nervous.
(d) Impressed.

5. Why does the new kid stop eating lunch with Kenny for a while?
(a) Kenny doesn't stop Byron from teasing him.
(b) Kenny laughs at his younger brother.
(c) Kenny makes fun of his glasses.
(d) Kenny says something rude about the south.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Kenny pretend Byron is after he sees what he did to his hair in Chapter 7?

2. What part of Byron does Momma use to pull him out of the bathroom?

3. What does Kenny like to do most?

4. What is the only way to reverse what Byron did to his hair?

5. Why won't Kenny tattle on Byron for getting things from the store without permission?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Kenny think about the lecture Byron gives him after he gets out from behind the couch?

2. Why has Dad been making so many repairs to the car in Chapter 8?

3. Why does Byron say Kenny cannot tell on him for buying things at the store without permission?

4. What does Byron say to get Joetta to stop complaining about the warm clothes?

5. What does Momma do to try to help Byron get his lips off the mirror?

6. What does Kenny see when he gets to the church to find Joey?

7. What happens when Kenny asks to sign the welfare list to pay for his groceries?

8. What scares the kids when they get out of the car for the second time during the trip?

9. How does Momma soothe Rufus's hurt feelings for Kenny?

10. What bothers the Watson kids so much at their first stop along the road trip?

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